The committee evolved into the High Pressure Vessel Code Committee among several enginiireing societies in Institute of Japan as an independent organization for industry and science.
The Institute was authorized by the MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Japanese government) in May 1967, as an entity of the Code Committee.
Articles of Institute
１） Research in high pressure technology in general
２） To draw up technical standads for pressure vessels, i.e. their materials, their construction, their testing etc.
３） To prepare and hold symposia and seminars on high pressure technology
４） To publish transaction and literature about high pressure technology
５） Technical advices for pressure vessel codes and regulations on behalf of the government
chemical, gas and electrical power plant engineering companies, fabricators of boilers and
pressure vessels, users of boilers and pressure vessels, oil and chemical plant owners, associations and institute of high pressure technology, high pressure technology research organizations and inspection organizations.
Total members of the Institute count up 200 individuals and 64 companies, at present.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of HPI are as bellow:
President ： Dr.TSUJI Hirokazu , Prof. Tokyo Denki University
Vice President ： Dr.YOSHIKAWA Nobuhiro , Prof. Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
Mr.Masataka Yatomi，IHI Corporation
Directors ： 20～25 Directors including President and Vice President are from
industries and universities.